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U.S. Department of AgricultureSign of Dependable Credit, The (1941 circa)

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On the Production Credit Association.
some good shots to be logged
shots of Chicago (Lake Shore Drive?)
industrial city, smoking plants
signs: The Peoples National Bank, Citizens Savings Bank, Commonwealth Bank
ECUs of farmers' heads saying "I need money..." for various reasons (includes one African American man)
Cotton pickers
VS African American women sorting tobacco leaves
Sheep en masse
Mass of chickens in yard and in cages
VS New York City street scenes (perhaps one of Boston)
New York City street signs, corner of Wall Street and William Street
CU New York brokerage company signs: Glore, Forgan & Co.; Post & Flagg; Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.; J.S. Bache & Co.
VS a number of good farming and agricultural production scenes

This movie is part of the collection: Prelinger Archives

Producer: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Credit Administration
Audio/Visual: sound, color

Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0

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Reviewer: Spuzz - 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars - January 28, 2013
Subject: Bock, Squeel, and all that stuff
Great subject, but somewhat boring delivery of how farmers can get credit from the Production Credit Association. The talking head guys really are stiff and are obviously not actors (maybe they're farmers, who knows). Plenty of great farming shots though.


Direction: Walter K. Scott. Photography: Carl F. Turvey, Walter K. Scott. Subject Matter: W. Gifford Hoag. Narration: Kenneth Daigneau. Recording: Reuben Ford. With Kenneth Daigneau (Jim Henderson, A Director of the PCA); George H. Thomson (Dave Moore); Earl E. Shay (Harry Taylor); Gordon Finley (John Clark, Sec.-Treas. of the PCA).

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